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Crime of NationalismBritain, Palestine, and Nation-Building on the Fringe of Empire

Crime of Nationalism: Britain, Palestine, and Nation-Building on the Fringe of Empire

Matthew Kraig Kelly

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780520291485
eISBN:
9780520965256
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291485.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The Palestinian national movement gestated in the early decades of the twentieth century, but it was born in the Great Revolt of 1936–39, a period of sustained Arab protest against British policy in ... More

Greeks, Romans, GermansHow the Nazis Usurped Europe's Classical Past

Greeks, Romans, Germans: How the Nazis Usurped Europe's Classical Past

Johann Chapoutot

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520275720
eISBN:
9780520966154
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520275720.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Much has been written about the conditions that made possible Hitler's rise and the Nazi takeover of Germany, but when we tell the story of the National Socialist Party, should we not also speak of ... More

Tasting French TerroirThe History of an Idea

Tasting French Terroir: The History of an Idea

Thomas Parker

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780520277502
eISBN:
9780520961333
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520277502.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This engaging study explores the origins and significance of the French concept of terroir, linking French consumption of food and wine today with the cultural mythology, agriculture, and philosophy ... More

Skiing into ModernityA Cultural and Environmental History

Skiing into Modernity: A Cultural and Environmental History

Andrew Denning

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520284272
eISBN:
9780520959897
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520284272.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book argues that from the moment that skiers took to the Alps of central Europe, around 1880, the interaction between skiers and the Alps proved transformative: the Alps modernized skiing, and ... More

Venice IncognitoMasks in the Serene Republic

Venice Incognito: Masks in the Serene Republic

James Johnson

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520267718
eISBN:
9780520948624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520267718.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

“The entire town is disguised” declared a French tourist of eighteenth-century Venice. And, indeed, maskers of all ranks—nobles, clergy, imposters, seducers, con men—could be found mixing at every ... More

Berlin PsychoanalyticPsychoanalysis and Culture in Weimar Republic Germany and Beyond

Berlin Psychoanalytic: Psychoanalysis and Culture in Weimar Republic Germany and Beyond

Veronika Fuechtner

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520258372
eISBN:
9780520950382
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520258372.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

One hundred years after the Berlin Psychoanalytic Institute was established, this book recovers the cultural and intellectual history connected to this vibrant organization and places it alongside ... More

Arab FranceIslam and the Making of Modern Europe, 1798-1831

Arab France: Islam and the Making of Modern Europe, 1798-1831

Ian Coller

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520260641
eISBN:
9780520947542
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520260641.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Many think of Muslims in Europe as a twentieth-century phenomenon, but this book brings to life a lost community of Arabs who lived through war, revolution, and empire in early nineteenth-century ... More

Heroes of EmpireFive Charismatic Men and the Conquest of Africa

Heroes of Empire: Five Charismatic Men and the Conquest of Africa

Edward Berenson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520234277
eISBN:
9780520947191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520234277.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

During the decades of empire (1870–1914), legendary heroes and their astonishing deeds of conquest gave imperialism a recognizable human face. Henry Morton Stanley, Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, ... More

The 1972 Munich Olympics and the Making of Modern Germany

The 1972 Munich Olympics and the Making of Modern Germany

Kay Schiller

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520262133
eISBN:
9780520947580
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520262133.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The 1972 Munich Olympics—remembered almost exclusively for the devastating terrorist attack on the Israeli team—were intended to showcase the New Germany and replace lingering memories of the Third ... More

The Insurgent Barricade

The Insurgent Barricade

Mark Traugott

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520266322
eISBN:
9780520947733
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520266322.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

“To the barricades!” The cry conjures images of angry citizens, turmoil in the streets, and skirmishes fought behind hastily improvised cover. This definitive history of the barricade charts the ... More

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